Christian Formation

Christian Formation at St Andrew’s is:

Lifelong learning in the midst of a Christian community,
To nurture our faith, to acquire knowledge, and to grow in relationship
With God in Christ, informed by the teachings, traditions and perspectives
Of the Episcopal Church.

 

Click play to listen to the audio recording of Jonathan Berkey’s talk on Islam which was given on Sunday, October 1.

 

Regular programs vs. one time Events

At Saint Andrew’s we offer some regular programing and a lot of irregular one-off events, which provide a variety of topics for personal and community contemplation.

Our regular programs give you the knowledge that something will be happening: we have three regular groups for adults; Benedictine group, Theologists and Tuesday bible study. We also offer bimonthly Children Chapel.

  • Theologists is an open group who gather for pancakes and discussion on areas of academic theology and faith, led by group members.
  • The Benedictine Group meets at 11:00 each Wednesday, for approximately one hour in the library at St. Andrews.  We begin with a time of silence, an opening prayer, followed by the prayerful reading of a psalm.  We then read and discuss a portion of the Rule of Benedict.  Currently we are using ‘Heart Whispers’ by Elizabeth J. Canham.  We end with a simple noon-day service that includes intercessory prayer.  We take turns leading or facilitating our time together.
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